Views:
377.0k
Viewed
Replies:
206
Replies
This topic is pinned
This topic is locked

Welcome to the Indian Subcontinent branch, please read this thread first!

If you have any general tips about travelling in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh or Bhutan, suitable for a FAQ list, feel free to post them in here

Note: Commercial advertising is prohibited on the Thorn Tree as per our Website Terms. If you come across any tour operators advertising or spamming their business on Thorn Tree (or by private message), please report this to the moderators using the…

Views:
12
Viewed
Replies:
4
Replies

We are 2 middle aged women planning a trip to India in October/November 2017. WE are hoping to hire a car and driver for parts of our trip. We would appreciate any suggestions/recommendations for the following sections of the trip :- Udaipur to Pushkar
Pushkar to Jaipur
Jaipur to Agra
Agra to Delhi.

Views:
19
Viewed
Replies:
4
Replies

Does anyone have any advice or a rough idea of price / times for getting a suit made in Delhi? Can you get contemporary western styles?

Im going to passing through Delhi and Hong Kong. I would guess that Delhi will the cheaper option to pick up a suit?

Thanks

Views:
2
Viewed
Replies:
0
Replies

Hi,

I'm planning for a trek, camping in leh- ladakh region.

Month - July/August/September.

Please write to me if anyone interested, thanks!

Views:
13
Viewed
Replies:
2
Replies

Any recommendations for trek in Leh? Looking for approximately 5/6 day duration in organized group. Any recommended tour operators? Heading there last 2 weeks in June, any experience of weather/temperature then? Also all recommendations of towns/villages to visit gratefully received!

Views:
37
Viewed
Replies:
5
Replies

Hey legends,

I spent 3 months in India/Nepal last year (inc Sikkim and Annapurna) but it was winter so couldn't get to Leh by road, devastated! So this time I've convinced a couple of mates to come with me to Leh for 6 days as part of a 2 week trip (better than nothing!). Now I need to deliver on fun times.

So my question is, what are the must do's for 6 days, we're keen on anything adventurous, hikes (even overnight), safaris, cycling, anything of cultural significance. Are there any…

Views:
29
Viewed
Replies:
3
Replies

Hello. Just wondered if anyone was experiencing similar difficulties to myself. I (UK based) have now managed to have my IRCTC account verified, using a OTP via my email address. This is a step further than I got last year, but I gather that there have been some changes in the last 12 months, so that's all good. However, despite receiving an email saying that my account is now verified, I still don't appear to be able to log in using the details I used to set the account up in the first place -…

Views:
23
Viewed
Replies:
4
Replies

Heading back to India again for 3 weeks in July/August.

As my interest in ISKCON and George Harrison have grown strong recently, I’m planning to visit Vrindavan for the first time, and also head to Rishikesh.

A few questions:

  1. Is Vrindavan a lovely place to stay for a long time, or will 3 days or so be enough?
  2. Is there an established traveller/backpacker area of the town?
  3. Is there an easy way to travel Vrindavan-Rishikesh, or should I return to Delhi and go from there?
Views:
28
Viewed
Replies:
4
Replies

I am looking for some rural villages where I can photograph within an hour of Mysore. Interested in people, markets strong Hindu culture, rural life, craftsman. This is my 13th trip to India. Will be there in mid -June. Not looking for another poor town, need something with visual flavor. Thanks
www.epicphototours.com

Views:
10
Viewed
Replies:
2
Replies

I'm planning my trip to India for 2018 and I would like to visit the city of Nagaur from Jaisalmer. So, my question is: is it posible to travel between both cities by bus?

Fron Naguar, could I take a bus to go to either Jaipur or Bikaner?

Cheers